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Friday, March 08, 2019

Be a part of Skelmersdale's exciting future!

Mark Whitworth (CEO of Peel Ports) and Chair of the Skelmersdale Place Board welcomed members of the Ambassadors Network, at an exclusive evening event which took place at the Lancashire Manor Hotel.

Local businesses and those from further afield heard from Mark Whitworth on how Skelmersdale is a place of opportunity and growth and how the Place Board is set to drive change and put Skelmersdale firmly on the map as a great place to invest and grow your business. Businesses who have already invested in Skelmersdale were awarded at the event with a certificate and thanked for their support and commitment.

Mark, along with members of the Place Board have created an ambitious Place Plan to support the growth of Skelmersdale. Which includes sharing the aspirations to a wider audience, hosting high-profile business events throughout the year, with key inspirational speakers and allow businesses the opportunity to promote their business and make new connections.

Mark Whitworth said: "I would like to thank Ambassadors for their support and commitment. Skelmersdale has tremendous opportunities to prosper and I am privileged to have been asked to be a part of its future success. I would encourage businesses and those who have a commitment to the place to become an investor of this influential network."

Councillor Ian Moran Leader of West Lancashire Borough Council and portfolio holder for Economic Regeneration said: The Council fully supports the Skelmersdale Ambassadors Network which is key to the economic growth and promotion of Skelmersdale and West Lancashire".

Skelmersdale Ambassadors provides an opportunity for every organisation no matter what size to be involved. For further information on how to join visit Lets Talk Skelmersdale (external link) or contact Tracey Shaw (Place Manager) on 01695 712555 or email: tracey@letstalkskelmersdale.com. Join us in moving Skelmersdale forward!

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